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Dispute Resolution | 29th August 2017

Mirror, mirror on the wills

It is often said that everyone is free to change their wills right up until the day they die, but as a recent case has...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 7th August 2017

The Strange World Of Inheritance Act Claims By Estranged Children

Following the well-publicised decision of the Supreme Court in Ilott – v – The Blue Cross and Others earlier this year lawyers dealing with Inheritance...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 1st August 2017

Negotiation or Mediation? The Brexit Dimension

I have been doing litigation since qualification in 1987. In the old days, suggesting to the other side that you wanted to have a discussion...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 18th May 2017

Dealing with Coy Insurers

If you have a good claim for a substantial sum which your opponent would not be able to pay themselves if judgment was obtained, but...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 16th December 2016

Mitson or Gloves on: An inheritance issue

The much publicised case of Ilott -v- Mitson, which has already taken up its fair share of court time finally made its way to the...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 12th December 2016

The Rule of Law

Who would be a judge in the current febrile atmosphere where a High Court decision can provoke that organ of moderation The Daily Mail in...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 15th July 2016

Slow Train Coming

When in 2010 the then government passed the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act, which was intended to replace the 1930 statute of the same...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

Truth and Consequences

The speed with which politicians on both sides of the referendum debate have sought, since the result was announced, to distance themselves from what was...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

Can literally anyone challenge a will?

As a recent Court of Appeal case decided the answer is ‘no,’ but perhaps the group of people who can challenge a will is wider...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 29th July 2015

Pro Bono Bonus

The government has recently said that lawyers need to do more pro bono work which most of us already do in one form or another....

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator